Tips and Tricks on Making Mobile Game Graphics - non artists
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Tips and Tricks on Making Mobile Game Graphics - non artists

Quick & simple techniques on creating game graphics when you are not an artist/graphic designer, and want to draw art
3.8 (61 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
9,697 students enrolled
Created by Yohann Taieb
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Tips and Tricks to make game graphics quickly when you're not an artist
Learn about game reskin
Learn about mobile app flipping
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Requirements
  • An interest in mobile games or apps.
Description

Hello and thank you for your interest in this course about the tips and tricks on making game graphics when you’re not an artist!

My name is Yohann, I’m an iPhone programming college instructor and engineer.

Yes you heard that right! I am NOT a graphic designer! And guess what, with the techniques I’m about to show you, you will quickly understand that there is no need to be an artist to make decent game graphics!

All you need is to take this course, as I will be showing you step by step how I’m customizing the graphics of an iPhone game, a candy crush clone!

It’s easy and super fast. you can get an iPhone game ready to publish in a couple hours!(Android or Window Phones too). If this sounds to good to be true, then don’t wait any longer and join the course now!

Who is the target audience?
  • People with interest in games and graphics
  • Graphics designers and artists wanting to create game art
  • Anyone who want to learn tips and techniques to easily make graphics
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 14 Lectures Collapse All 14 Lectures 01:42:26
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Main Techniques
5 Lectures 20:16

Brief Description of the main techniques. Please download the ebook included (pdf format)

Preview 01:11

Hiring a freelancer to create the game art, part one.

How to Hire a Freelancer - the smart way - part 1
03:33

Hiring a freelancer to create the game art, part two.

How to Hire a Freelancer - part 2
05:49

Getting stock images and art at an affordable price (or even free)

Getting Stock Images - for free or for an affordable price
07:57

Pros and cons of creating game graphics on your own

Doing it yourself - Graphics Design for the non-artist
01:46
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Hands On Demonstration
7 Lectures 57:55
Hands On Demo PDF ebook
21 pages

Here, we're using a Vector Graphics software (illustrator or inkscape) to create a map filled with houses, mountains, and plants

Preview 11:00

We're moving the vector graphics we created in illustrator inside photoshop for the final editing.

Designing a Level Selection Map - part 2
12:01

Creating the main background file, quickly and without spending any money

Drawing the Main Scene Background - part 1
10:32

We're creating background images and static objects using Photoshop filters

Preview 08:17

Here, I'm showing you how to save time by reusing what you've already created, and create the game objectives.

Designing the Game Objectives Screen
11:04

Any game needs a final screen or cinematics, we're reusing the game objectives to create the final "you win" screen.

Creating the Final “WIN” Screen
05:01
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Where to Go From Here
2 Lectures 03:55

A glimpse at the new world that's opening thanks to the skills you've accumulated in this course.

What’s Next?
01:45

BONUS
02:10
About the Instructor
Yohann Taieb
4.3 Average rating
2,065 Reviews
46,898 Students
75 Courses
Apps Games Unity iOS Android Apple Watch TV Development

Yohann holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from FIU University. He has been a College instructor for over 7 years, teaching iPhone Development, iOS 10, Apple Watch development, Swift 3, Unity 3D, Pixel Art, Photoshop for programmers, and Android. Yohann also has plenty of ideas which naturally turned him into an entrepreneur, where he owns over 100 mobile apps and games in both the Apple app store and the Android store.

Yohann is one of the leading experts in mobile game programming, app flipping and reskinning. His teaching style is unique, hands on and very detailed. Yohann has enabled more than 50000 students to publish their own apps and reach the top spots in iTunes App Stores, which has been picked up by blogs and medias like WIRED magazine, Yahoo News, and Forbes Online. Thanks to him, thousands of students now make a living using iOS 9, Swift 2, Objective C ( ObjC ), Android, Apple Watch ( watchOS ), Apple TV ( TVOS ), Unity 3D, and Pixel art animation